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NIGHT OF THEATRE N°10  LA NUIT DES IDÉES An amazing night-long festival of contemporary performing arts and inventive thought to take place on January 27 2018 at Trimukhi Cultural Centre in the Santhal tribal village of Borotalpada, West Bengal, India where artists and philosophers from Kolkata, Paris, New Delhi, Tokyo, Montréal, Mexico and Port-au-Prince together with actors, dancers and musicians ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Good luck Algeria by Farid Bentoumi

Good luck Algeria by Farid Bentoumi 2015- 1h 30m On Wednesday 24/01 at 6pm at Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Street Park Mansions.   Free and open to all. Samir and Stéphane, from Grenoble, make high-quality competitive cross-country skis. However, their business is on the brink of bankruptcy the day the Swedish athlete who was supposed to endorse their ... Read More »

Zulma Poetry Session with Makenzy Orcel and James Noël | Bonjour India

Zulma Platform will kick start a literary residency programme that will see Francophone authors from the world over (Caribbean, Africa, Maghreb, America) come to India for collaborative writing, poetry sessions, book cover design exhibitions and publishing master classes. In this first edition, Zulma publishing house will invite James Noël and Makenzy Orcel, two Haitian writers and poets, to bring the ... Read More »

Les Ombres du Bengale by Joy Banerjee and Partho Bhattacharya

Les Ombres du Bengaleraconte un épisode méconnu de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale : la famine de 1943 au cours de laquelle entre 3 et 5 millions de personnes sont mortes de faim au Bengale occidental et dans l’actuel Bangladesh. Une tragédie dont témoignent des artistes comme Chittaprosad Bhattacharya et Zainul Abedin. Aujourd’hui, des historiens, chercheurs, écrivains, aussi bien Anglais qu’ ... Read More »

Metajingle: The Postman does not wait for the Rising Tide | Bonjour India

This multidisciplinary theatrical event is centered on a correspondence between poet and dancer. Meera Nair from Kerala will provide live readings of her letters. The stage scenery is formed from the collective work following French visual artist Patricia Nichols’ interaction with visual artists from Kerala. The sea is a blank page where a narrative written by two voices emanating from ... Read More »

FRENCH SESSIONS in the framework of AKLF 2018 | Bonjour India

FRENCH SESSIONS in the framework of AKLF 2018 At St Paul’s Cathedral 1A Cathedral Road, Kolkata – 71 Free and open to all Download AKLF-2018-Schedule to get the entire program ________________________________ Thursday 11th January From 4:30pm to 5:30pm Metajingle, the Postman does not wait for the rising tide This multidisciplinary theatrical event will open the AKLF 2018. More information on ... Read More »

Ciné Club : L’éveil de la Permaculture

L’éveil de la Permaculture by Adrien BELLAY 2016- 1h 22m On Wednesday 10/01 at 6pm at Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Street Park Mansions.   Free and open to all. Permaculture offers us a glimmer of hope with its ecologically sustainable, economically viable and socially equitable solutions. Accessible to all, it can be implemented everywhere … Today, men and ... Read More »

Know Your Indo-French Heritage, Co-Creation Workshop | Bonjour India

A collaborative project between French and Indian schools of architecture, Bonjour India aims to change the perception of heritage, showcasing how it become can a source of economic growth and employment. Designed and curated by Aishwarya Tipnis, the Co-Creation Workshop is a collaboration between Chandernagore College, Jadavpur University, Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur, and Confluence, France.  During this intensive 7-day workshop at Chandernagore College, French and Indian ... Read More »

Theatre ADDA : Park Street sessions presents “Designs of Desire”

Theatre Adda: Park Street Sessions presents ‘ Designs of Desire’ – a session of lecture & performance as a tribute to Gustave Flaubert and Jean Genet. This session is presented by Drishya, Culture Monks & Alliance Française du Bengale. Originally planned to be staged in December 2017 to commemorate the birth month of both the authors, we are extremely delighted ... Read More »

Ciné Club December 2017: Une soirée pleine d’animation !

Une soirée pleine d’animation ! ‘Tis the season to revisit your childhood!  Le Luthier by Vincent Debuire        2013 – 4 mn A “Luthier” – a maker of violins- lives alone in the forest. One day, he discovers a mysterious violin with a seed inside; he is quick to disdain and reject it. Little by little, he comes to realize ... Read More »